art from repurposed lumber

Egypt. by Alyson Khan

Chunky masses bury curvy precious materials and remains.Hot spot on the globe radiates with the purest current Sent straight up through the earth sphere And down again from the bluest sky. Who sits in the center receiving messages from the divine? Do you sometimes? Do I? One time I was locked tight in levitation Praying to guides and gods Then a human walked in the room And asked a question.

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On the verge of… by Alyson Khan

I am not sure what I am supposed to do in this world other than make things with things. Seriously.

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Half awake in a dream by Alyson Khan

I amall the way awake each day. So aware of how the system-structure-it’s-just-what-you-do “reality” Does not fit. Not me Not my children

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Wood assemblages featured on ARTSERVED by Alyson Khan

I am honored and stoked that my wood assemblage project is featured on ARTSERVED, a site that curates work from "leading creatives on Behance."

Here's a little linky:

http://www.artserved.com/gallery/Painted-Wood-Assemblages/3633255

Roll-offs, rectangles, and reverence by Alyson Khan

Artist Alyson Khan writes about her new routine of climbing into roll-offs to hunt for wood scraps for her assemblage pieces.

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New work in the woodworks by Alyson Khan

Here are some early photos of work in progress. I am working on "wood collages" made from lumber off-cuts salvaged from builder sites around the city. It's the next step. Getting more dimensional and larger in scale. [slideshow]